Bernard-Romain Julien (1802–1871)
“Etude aux deux crayons, No. 135”, c1850, after the design by Achille Devéria (aka Jacques Jean Marie Achille Devéria) (1800-1857), plate 135 in Julien’s drawing course, “Cours de Dessin”, published and printed in Paris by François Delarue (fl.c1850s–1860s) and by Ernest Gambart & Co (1814–1902) in London.
Crayon-manner lithograph printed in black and white ink on buff coloured wove paper backed with a support sheet
Size: (sheet) 48.2 x 31.2 cm.
Inscribed on plate: (lower left) “Julien / Paris (Mon. Aumont) FRANÇOIS DELARUE, Succ. Rue JJ. Rousseau 10.”; (lower centre) “Etude aux deux crayons, No. 135. / Lithographiée par Julien d’ après A. Devéria.”; (lower right) “Imp. de Fors Delarue, a Paris / London, E Gambart & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St.”.
Stamped in ink: (lower right) “V. A. CAMUS / PEINTRE / PROFESSEUR”
Condition: strong impression with signs of handling (viz. chips, tears and minor marks along the edges of the sheet) and a large collector’s stamp on the lower right and laid on a support sheet of archival (millennium quality) washi paper.
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